Quantum Information Theory (QIT)
- Review of Probability Theory and Classical Information Theory (Random Variables, Shannon Entropy, Coding)
- Formalism of Quantum Information Theory (Quantum States, Density Matrices, Quantum Channels, Measurement)
- Quantum versus Classical Correlations (Entanglement, Bell inequalities, Tsirelson's bound)
- Basic Tools (Distance Measures, Fidelity, Quantum Entropy)
- Basic Results (Quantum Teleportation, Quantum Error Correction, Schumacher Data Compression)
- Quantum Resource Theory (Quantum Coding Theory, Entanglement Theory, Application: Quantum Cryptography)
MSc Programme in Mathematics
MSc Programme in Physics
MSc Programme in Mathematics with a minor subject
- Knowledge: The student will have become familiar with the mathematical formalism of quantum information theory and will have learned about the most fundamental results of the subject.
- Skills: The student will be able to apply the learned knowledge in new situations and will be able to apply the abstract results in concrete examples.
- Competences: The student will have a sound all-round understanding of the subject
4 lectures and 2 tutorials each week for 7 weeks.
Bachelor in Mathematics, Physics or Computer Science
Academic qualifications equivalent to a BSc degree is recommended.
- 7,5 ECTS
- Type of assessment
Oral examination, 20 min
- Type of assessment details
- 20 minutes per person with 20 minutes preparation time.
- Written aids allowed
Written aids allowed during preparation and examination.
- Marking scale
- 7-point grading scale
- Censorship form
- No external censorship
Several internal examiners.
Criteria for exam assessment
The student must in a satisfactory way demonstrate that he/she has mastered the learning outcome of the course.
Single subject courses (day)
- Course number
- 7,5 ECTS
- Programme level
- Full Degree Master
- Block 3
- No limit
The number of seats may be reduced in the late registration period
- Study Board of Mathematics and Computer Science
- Department of Mathematical Sciences
- Faculty of Science
- Matthias Christandl (10-6a6f79707a7b68756b734774687b6f35727c356b72)
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